unaware


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un·a·ware

 (ŭn′ə-wâr′)
adj.
Not aware or cognizant.
adv.
Unawares.

un′a·ware′ly adv.
un′a·ware′ness n.
Usage Note: Unaware, followed by a prepositional phrase with of (expressed or implied), is the usual adjectival form modifying a noun or pronoun or following a linking verb: Unaware of the difficulty, I went ahead. She plunged into a dangerous situation wholly unaware. He was unaware of my presence. Unawares is the usual adverbial form: The rain caught them unawares (without warning). They came upon it unawares (without design or plan).

unaware

(ˌʌnəˈwɛə)
adj
1. (postpositive) not aware or conscious (of): unaware of the danger, he ran across the road.
2. not fully cognizant of what is going on in the world: he's the most unaware person I've ever met.
adv
a variant of unawares
ˌunaˈwarely adv
ˌunaˈwareness n

un•a•ware

(ˌʌn əˈwɛər)

adj.
1. not aware or conscious; unconscious.
adv.
[1585–95; compare Middle English unywar (see y-)]
un`a•ware′ly, adv.
un`a•ware′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unaware - (often followed by `of') not awareunaware - (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
unwitting - not aware or knowing; "an unwitting subject in an experiment"
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
insensible - incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"
aware, cognisant, cognizant - (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"

unaware

adjective ignorant, unconscious, oblivious, in the dark (informal), unsuspecting, uninformed, unknowing, heedless, unenlightened, unmindful, not in the loop (informal), incognizant She was unaware that she was being filmed.
knowing, aware, conscious, informed, attentive, mindful, in the loop (informal)

unaware

adjective
Translations
غَيْر مُدْرِك
netušící
uvidende om
nem tud
sem veit ekki um/af e-u
išgąsdintiužklupti iš netyčių
neaptvertnenojaustnezināt
nepoučennesluteč
farkında olmayanhabersiz

unaware

[ˈʌnəˈwɛəʳ] ADJ to be unaware thatignorar que ...
she was unaware that she was being filmedno se había dado cuenta de que la estaban filmando
I am not unaware thatno ignoro que ...
to be unaware of sthignorar algo, no darse cuenta de algo
I was unaware of the regulationsignoraba el reglamento

unaware

[ˌʌnəˈwɛər] adj
to be unaware of sth → ignorer qch
I was unaware of the regulations → J'ignorais le règlement.
to seem unaware of sth → ne pas sembler conscient(e) de qch
to seem unaware of sb → sembler ne pas remarquer qn
She seemed quite unaware of the other people sitting around her → Elle semblait ne pas remarquer du tout les gens assis autour d'elle.
to be unaware that ... → ignorer que ...
She was unaware that she was being filmed → Elle ignorait qu'elle était filmée.

unaware

adj pred to be unaware of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)nicht bewusst sein; I was unaware of his presenceich hatte nicht bemerkt, dass er da war; I was unaware that he was interestedes war mir nicht bewusst or ich war mir nicht bewusst, dass er interessiert war; I was unaware that there was a meeting going onich wusste nicht, dass da gerade eine Besprechung stattfand; not unaware of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)durchaus bewusst; I was not unaware that …es war mir durchaus bewusst or klar, dass …; he’s so unawareer weiß überhaupt nicht Bescheid; politically unawareohne politisches Bewusstsein

unaware

[ˌʌnəˈwɛəʳ] adj to be unaware of sth/that ...non rendersi conto di or ignorare qc/che...

unaware

(anəˈweə) adjective
not aware or not knowing. I was unaware of the man's presence.
take (someone) unawares
to surprise or startle (someone). He came into the room so quietly that he took me unawares.

unaware

a. sin conocimiento de causa; que ignora.

unaware

adj inconsciente, ignorante
References in classic literature ?
Feeling stronger than ever to meet and subdue her Apollyon, she pinned the note inside her frock, as a shield and a reminder, lest she be taken unaware, and proceeded to open her other letter, quite ready for either good or bad news.
The Colonel was perhaps unaware that he had coerced his own wife into her grave.
It came to me in the very horror of the immediate presence that the act would be, seeing and facing what I saw and faced, to keep the boy himself unaware.
They had wandered around, and around, in the blinding snow-storm, hopelessly lost, in a space only a hundred yards square; and when cold and fatigue vanquished them at last, they scooped their cave and lay down there to die by inches, UNAWARE THAT FIVE STEPS MORE WOULD HAVE BROUGHT THEM INTO THE TRUTH PATH.
I told him that your father was entirely unaware, when he married, of the necessity for making another will.
When Marner's sensibility returned, he continued the action which had been arrested, and closed his door, unaware of the chasm in his consciousness, unaware of any intermediate change, except that the light had grown dim, and that he was chilled and faint.
Though I was unaware of it, this hesitation was no doubt owing to a stealthy return of reason by the back-door of my mind.
Will he, so wise, let loose at once his ire, Belike through impotence, or unaware, To give his Enemies thir wish, and end Them in his anger, whom his anger saves To punish endless?
He wrenched a quarter-staff from one of the fellows, struck down the Captain, who was altogether unaware of his purpose, and had wellnigh repossessed himself of the pouch and treasure.
Racket in hand, she walked slowly across the grass and came close to him just as he, unaware of her approach, uttered a groan of exhaustion and sat down to rest.
I was persuaded by now that the monster was unaware of our presence in his house, for otherwise he would certainly have managed not to let us hear him.
Before me, squatting together upon the fungoid ruins of a huge fallen tree and still unaware of my approach, were three grotesque human figures.